On the 50th anniversary of the great American civil rights leader Martin Luther King’s visit to the University of Newcastle in 1967 to receive an honorary degree, North East Film Archive remembers an amazing discovery of a rare TV interview with Dr King, which cast fresh light on black British broadcast history. Who was the forgotten pioneer who got to meet his hero on that day?
This is a short film which captures the celebrations of the opening of Cecil Cinema in Hull, 1955.
Commentary - Once again the good citizens of Kingston-upon-Hull are able to go for an evening's entertainment to the Cecil Theatre. This magnificent building has come to take the place of...
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